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Caption: The coal-fired San Juan Generating Station in New Mexico. , Credit: Matt Preusch
California is known for its "green" reputation. Just look at all the new solar and wind farms popping up around the state. So it might be a surpris...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KUMD and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:09
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Coal miner, Larry Myer., Credit: Kimberly Paynter
Coal produces nearly half the electricity in the U.S., but the mercury, sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide it emits also make it one of the most con...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Taking measurements during carbon storage project in Canton, Ohio., Credit: Courtesy ODNR
Coal generates half of all the electricity in the U.S. It’s also the biggest source of global-warming emissions and other air pollution. The coal i...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KUMD and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: E-waste circuit boards, Credit: QUEST
Every year, Americans throw away more than 300 million outdated lap tops, cell phones, printers, broken computer monitors and old television sets. ...

Bought by KSRQ, WAMC, and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bioplastic packaging, Credit: QUEST
Companies like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Heinz ketchup have determined that plastic made from plants — not oil — makes sense both for the environment a...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, WAMC, and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: City recycling worker, Credit: QUEST
Until very recently Philadelphians recycled a dismal five-percent of their trash. But all that began to change a few years ago when the city steppe...

Bought by WAMC and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 2
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Here's one silver lining to a slow economy: High recycling rates. Americans are wasting far less, and recycling far more. Nowhere is the trend as s...

Bought by KZYX, WRVO Public Media, WTIP, and WAMC


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A cownose ray at L.D. Amory & Co., Credit: Alex Halperin
The cownose ray is a nuisance fish. Could it become the next great bar snack?

Bought by WILL and WAMC


  • Added: Jul 20, 2009
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 2
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Uncertainty of government subsidies could lead to shortages in solar energy sector.

  • Added: Aug 13, 2007
  • Length: 03:59
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The diaper debate is not limited to disposable or cloth.

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 13, 2007
  • Length: 04:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Ethanol production requires a lot of water.

  • Added: Aug 06, 2007
  • Length: 04:11
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Increased corn ethanol could mean a bigger Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone.

  • Added: Aug 06, 2007
  • Length: 04:13
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Peanut Butter and Jelly can save the world from global warming.

Bought by WTIP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WFUV


  • Added: Aug 06, 2007
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 4
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Bald Eagles still affected by toxic chemicals.

  • Added: Aug 06, 2007
  • Length: 05:58
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Landscape architecture jewel being restored

  • Added: Jul 24, 2007
  • Length: 03:54
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Local officials are fighting invasive species in ways state governments won't.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2007
  • Length: 04:44
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Making the best use of the things in your own backyard.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2007
  • Length: 03:59
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Farmers are starting to regulate their own pollution with a grassroots project...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2007
  • Length: 04:12
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Critics say the Food Pyramid is influenced by food industry.

  • Added: Jul 02, 2007
  • Length: 04:22
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The warmer climate means changes for planting gardens and trees.

  • Added: Jul 02, 2007
  • Length: 04:15
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Nature Profile #4: Seeing the sky as blue kool-aid with salt

  • Added: Jun 26, 2007
  • Length: 02:57
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Junked electronics from the US are being sent overseas, where they threaten the environment and health of the people.

Bought by KUOW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KRUA


  • Added: Jun 26, 2007
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 3
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David Kates surveys West Los Angeles residents about whether a light rail line should be routed through a wealthy neighborhood.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2007
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Crop production from higher CO2 levels not as good as thought.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2007
  • Length: 04:22
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The light bulb as we know it is being outlawed.

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Jun 11, 2007
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 1